DCT 14 Feb GD CoP summary

See individual posts at gdcop.wordpress.com and individual blogs on GD CoP blogroll Lesley’s blog at lesleykaiser.wordpress.com


Lesley’s combined MOBCOP and GD CoP summary (Dec 7)

Multi-modal books in tertiary graphic design [papers HCC1: 21st Century Bookworks and Elective Project 11: Bookbinding for Limited Editions] 

Lesley, Emily, Moata (HCC1)  Louise, Iranna (Bindery)  Sangeeta, Logan (computers)

Transmedia, mult-modal books, iPads and iPhones in first year Graphic Design tertiary teaching

YouTube Overview

YouTube can be a powerful tool for enabling and sharing Student-generated content.

Features of YouTube:

  • Ubiquitous
  • Free
  • Quick
  • Create and share Playlists
  • Favourite and share videos
  • Comment on videos
  • upload from mobile via MMS, email, or apps
  • Integration with iOS and Android devices
  • Integration with Google Plus Hangouts – ‘Livestreaming’ & ‘archiving’.
  • Basic editing via web browser on Mac or PC
  • Annotate videos and embed URL links
  • Copyright checking of content!
  • Relatively good content policies
  • A visual search tool!
  • Useful Help section, including hints on recording.


  • Advertising
  • Can be slow connection on campus – due to popularity and Internet bottlenecks
  • Weeding through the rubbish
  • Audio tends to be an after-thought